Citrus Sour Cream Pie Recipe

A microwave makes preparing this tangy cream pie super easy. The refreshing bursts of citrus put sunshine into every bite.

Country Woman MagazineA microwave makes preparing this tangy cream pie super easy. The refreshing bursts of citrus put sunshine into every bite.

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  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 2 egg yolks, beaten
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 2/3 cup 2% milk
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice

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  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 graham cracker crust (9 in.)
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 Tbsp. confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Grated orange peel

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[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine sugar and cornstarch. In a small bowl, combine the egg yolks, orange juice, milk and lemon juice; stir into the sugar mixture until smooth.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Microwave on high for 5-7 minutes or just until mixture reaches 160°, stirring every minute. Cool to room temperature; press plastic wrap onto surface of custard. Refrigerate until chilled.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”3″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Fold in sour cream; pour filling into crust. Cover and chill for at least 4 hours or overnight.[/step-item]
[step-item number=”4″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Just before serving, in a large bowl, beat cream until it begins to thicken. Add confectioners’ sugar and vanilla; beat until stiff peaks form. Spread over pie. Sprinkle with orange peel; top with fruit if desired.[/step-item]

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Originally Published in Reader's Digest